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FlyBoy

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Has anyone used a Newton's 3rd's screw arming switch? I was looking for something to use on my Wildman Jr. and saw one on eBay for $5 including shipping but have never used one and want to make sure it will be OK since I'm flying next month.
 

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I've used them and haven't had any problems. Although I've heard of some people that did, but it could be because they used to much force.
 

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I have used them on 20 flights or so with no major problems.
Most flights used two, one for each alt.
Largest motor used a 5g K.
I used one on my LittleDog and it was a tight fit.
If I were to build that one again I would go with twist and tuck or twist and tape.
 

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Thanks for the replies, looks like I'm going to be using the twist and tuck method for this one since it is a 2.25" tube. Now that I know I know they work well I'm sure I will find something I can put the switch in.
 
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